One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern. Educational adviser: Dr. Alice Sowers, Director, Family Life Institute... ( 48 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Gender roles
Two teenagers, wishing to marry early, visit their minister for advice and receive counseling, some of it quite pragmatic, the rest a little strange. ( 19 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Marriage, Gender roles
A high school senior learns how and where to ask a girl for a date, where to take her for a good time, and how to avoid spending too much money or being bored by commercialized amusements. Director: Ted Peshak. Cameraman: Dale Sharkey. Writers: George Tychsen, Bradford. Editor: Dick Kirschner. Narrator: George Stone. ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Dating, Teenagers
Woman deposits money; man writes check to withdraw money. Film shows how two transactions are interrelated. Film explains role of credit in our national economic system.Good footage inside each department of First National Bank in the late 1940s. 19:42:05:26 VS transactions in First National Bank in 1940s; bank tellers work through bars. 19:42:55:19 Young woman hands Savings bank teller cash; CU bank teller behind protective bars with ironic name tag �Mr. Steel.�19:43:13:15 CU FDIC...
Gives students a basis for thinking clearly about real love and shows that mere conviction of love is not enough to insure lasting happiness. A drama. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Marriage
Dramatizes the story of a father, who, after finding himself at a loss for words at a public meeting, follows his son's lead and starts a campaign of vocabulary improvement. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Literacy, Words, Self-improvement
Phil (Dick York), new in his high school, follows his father's suggestion and observes the most popular students to determine what makes them popular. By offering to help others he becomes popular himself and sheds his shyness. ( 15 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers
A group of teenagers on a high-school radio program discuss just what capitalism is, seizing onto the example of the butcher who supplies the weenies for their picnic. With Mickey Hugh (Ray Bennett); Franklyn Ferguson (John Howell). Educational Collaborator: James Harvey Dodd, Ph.D., Head, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Mary Washington College, University of Virginia. ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Economics
Follows a young woman through her clerical training and job search. Shows pre-World War II offices and office workers, primarily women. One of Coronet's earliest educational films. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Occupations: Clerical, Gender roles
Mr. Williams drops off to sleep for a few minutes to find himself confronted with a world in which Congress has been suspended and federal authority dissolved. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Political science, Surrealism, Anti-statism
Discusses rules and stresses the point that rules are ways of making life more pleasant, smooth and safe. SHOWS EVERYDAY SCENES IN WHICH RULES INFLUENCE OUR BEHAVIOR. SHOWS WAYS NEW STUDENT CAN LEARN RULES, WHY EXCEPTIONS CAN'T BE GRANTED. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Motion Pictures: In Education, Social Guidance
Instructs children how to care for toys, clothing and other property; to have a definite place to keep belongings, and how to store and handle possessions properly. ( 8 reviews ) Topic: Social guidance
Everyday incidents at school and at play teach Alice, Jerry and Eddie to resolve conflicts by compromise, by obeying rules, by finding facts, or finding opinions. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Children, Conflict resolution
"Explains the card cataloguing and the Dewey Decimal systems in use in a library and shows how detailed understanding of library organization assists in better studying and better use of time. " ( 2 reviews ) Topics: library, dewey decimal system
Following the journey of a five-dollar bill through many transactions, the film shows how money functions as a standard of value and future payment, a storehouse of value and a convenient medium of exchange. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: Economics
High school boy who has scratched his desk is lectured by principal on acting his age. Teen girls and boys turn into 5-year-olds, illustrating infantile reactions. The principal delivers a pep talk on growing up. A boy has a "How Old Am I?" chart. The school janitor / custodian lectures on immaturity. Pictures Jim losing interest in his algebra and initialing the top of his desk. The principal, Mr. Edwards, talks with Jim about the adolescent's problem of growing up and meeting...